Tag Archives: A to Z

A to Z R is for Robin Goodfellow

Shakespeare may have ruined Robin Goodfellow’s name in A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Reading the folklore, I would much rather think that he was, instead of the impish sprite Puck, the handsome young half-fae with a name Robin. Perhaps I can … Continue reading

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A to Z Q is for Quetzalcotl

The Quetzalcoatl is a winged serpent, a Mexican legend. The Quetzalcoatl is a favorite of mine and he plays a role in my latest story. It’s late, and I’m lazy and I had already done all this research, so I’m … Continue reading

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A to Z P is for….PIXIES

Okay. It’s a good thing I have another resource for pixies other than the Internet. The world wide web would have me believe that the little folk who were the first inhabitants of Cromwell, who waged war against the fairies … Continue reading

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A to Z O is for Orion

I chose Orion today not only because it’s my favorite constellation, since it’s one of the only ones besides the big dipper that I can spot without much effort, but also because I have a grandson named Orion that I … Continue reading

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A to Z N is for Narcissus

Sometimes I wonder how people ever come up with stories like this. Was it to teach a lesson? Could it really have happened in some form or another? Did some mother think their child was going off the deep end … Continue reading

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A to Z L is for fix my shoes Pleeeze!

A leprechaun, by all rights is a cobbler. A little one, it’s true, but a shoe maker none the less. He actually makes shoes for fairies, which kind of turns my world upside down because I thought fairies went barefoot, … Continue reading

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A to Z K is for Kobold

From German mythology, a Kobold is…well is just whatever it wants to be, or needs to be. It can also be invisible. It’s most common forms areĀ  fire, a human, an animal or a candle. They are, in essence, spirits. … Continue reading

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